Broadcasters needn't be overly afraid of technology and the advent of a 500 -channel marketplace, according to the heads of the CBS/Broadcast Group, Fox Broadcasting Co. and Paramount Domestic TV.
To the surprise of observers, Thomas Gottschalk's late night, Carson-style show has been renewed by private web RTL.
TV industry vet Larry Forsdick has been named VP of programming for Paramount Domestic TV, where he will develop new programming and oversee daily production on "Entertainment Tonight."
MTM Intl. expects to conclude sales of the Family Channel's series "Big Brother Jake" in "at least a dozen territories" within the next month, according to president Greg Phillips. The 100-episode…
A large part of the Italian film industry has a case of the jitters after a referendum abolished the Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment by a whopping 81.6%. It was one of three ministries the vote…
The newly restructured MGM Intl. Cinemas Group has suffered a blip with the unexpected resignation of Barry Jenkins as managing director of its British subsid. MGM said Tuesday that Jenkins was…
E! Entertainment Television has negotiated a long-term affiliation agreement with Tele-Communications Inc., the nation's largest multi-system cable operator. Deal covers carriage of about 4 million…
French pubcaster France 3 is reintroducing the concept of producing 52 -minute series in a move that could pave the way to increased co-productions with Britain and Germany. Pubcaster president Herve…
Rep. Barney Frank (D- Mass.) introduced legislation Tuesday that would require labeling of materially altered films.
Two features and two short films from the U.S. will participate in the Intl. French Critics Week sidebar at the Cannes Film Festival.
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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Lucy1Weekend:$44.0M Universal Pictures
Hercules2Weekend:$29.0M Paramount Pictures
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Weekend:$16.4M Fox